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Exec magistrates abusing power in mobile courts

Exec magistrates abusing power in mobile courts
A High Court bench yesterday observed that executive magistrates are abusing their power by running ‘mobile courts’ from their offices instead of visiting the scene of incident, as they should. The bench of Justice Quazi Reza-ul Hoque and Justice Mohammad Ullah made the observation while hearing another case on the abuse of power by means of a mobile court. The case was about the three-month imprisonment of a former civil surgeon of Laxmipur, Dr Salahuddin Sharif, by the Sadar upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) on the charge of assaulting the additional deputy commissioner (ADC) of Laxmipur. The order was delivered at a mobile court. The court exempted ADC Sheikh Morshedul Islam and UNO Kamruzzaman from a rule issued by it against them…

Police draw a blank from Akayed’s relatives

Police draw a blank from Akayed’s relatives

Akayed Ullah, the man who was arrested for the bomb attack in Manhattan in the US, was from Sandwip upazila in Chittagong, but his relatives do not know much about him. His family started living in Dhaka about 30–35 years ago. In 2008, they left for the US. Since then, he has not been in touch…
Crop diversification has positive impact on 
nutritional intake: Study

Crop diversification has positive impact on nutritional intake: Study

Crop diversification helps increase the intake of nutritious food by giving households more options to choose from food items in the country, said a study released on Tuesday in the capital, reports UNB. Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA), an international research body and BRAC,…
Remembering the martyred intellectuals

Remembering the martyred intellectuals

Today we remember the brave men and women --- academics, journalists, writers, doctors, et al --- who were picked up by the murderous al-Badr and Razakar squads and brutally killed on the eve of the liberation of Bangladesh. Those who died at the hands of the collaborators of the Pakistan occupation…
Let us ensure rights to health

Let us ensure rights to health

In December 2012, the UN passed a landmark resolution endorsing the UHC. Since then, the World Bank Group and the World Health Organization (WHO) have identified UHC as a top priority for sustainable development. The Day has become the annual rallying point for the growing movement for health for all.…
PM woos French entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh

PM woos French entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged French businessmen to invest in Bangladesh to avail themselves of its friendliest foreign investment and trade regimes in the region for a win-win partnership for both sides, reports UNB reports from Paris. “My message to you is simple –France…
Recognise E Jerusalem as Palestinian capital: Erdogan

Recognise E Jerusalem as Palestinian capital: Erdogan

Istanbul: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday urged the world to recognise occupied East Jerusalem as the “capital of Palestine”, as Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas warned there could be no peace in the Middle East until such a step was made, reports AFP. Erdogan convened in…
Anti-corruption cartoon and photograph exhibition at Zainul Gallery

Anti-corruption cartoon and photograph exhibition at Zainul Gallery

A weeklong exhibition of anti-corruption cartoons and photographs is underway at Zainul Gallery, Faculty of Fine Arts, Dhaka University (DU) in the capital’s Shahbag area. To mark the International Anti-Corruption Day (9 December), Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has organised the…
BCB now goes after South African trio

BCB now goes after South African trio

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) planned to fill the void of the coaching staffs what left vacant for the last one and half-a-month with the quality overseas coaches. Bangladesh cricket team will play their most series and tournament at the overseas condition in the next year. So, they could learn more…
Pre-paid electric meters being installed in Chandpur

Pre-paid electric meters being installed in Chandpur

Pre- paid electric meters are being installed in all the houses and commercial enterprises in the Chandpur Municipality and its adjacent areas since October. Disclosing its many merits in an exclusive interview with this correspondent, Chandpur Power Development Board’s executive engineer S M…
Dhaka for two-state solution, president tells OIC summit

Dhaka for two-state solution, president tells OIC summit

Mentioning that the latest US announcement recognising Jerusalem as the Israeli capital will jeopardise efforts towards finding a durable solution to the Palestinian question, President Abdul Hamid yesterday urged all concerned to revive the Middle East Peace Process and adopt a constructive approach…
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